Down the Tubes: Ex-Mob Boss Rates and Reviews Mafia Movie Scenes

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When you’re watching a mafia movie like The Godfather or a television series like The Sopranos, do you ever stop and wonder if what is taking place on screen would actually happen in the real mafia? Well, luckily for you, former mafia boss, Michael Franzese is here to break down popular mafia scenes from pop culture. This man obviously knows his stuff, and it’s fascinating watching him break down insults, ethnicity, debts, and Joe Pesci.

Were you surprised with some of the ratings and reviews Franzese gave these popular mafia movies?

Drop your favorite mafia movie or show in the comments below!

Author: Marmaduke Karlston

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